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Vitamin E, selenium have scant effect on cataract in men

September 18, 2014

Daily selenium and/or vitamin E supplementation is unlikely to have a significant impact on the onset and progression of age-related cataract in men, according to researchers.

The Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT) Eye Endpoints (SEE) study, a randomized, placebo-controlled trial conducted at 128 sites, included 11,267 men 50 years and older.

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Valeant, Croma reach agreement to expand U.S. Bausch + Lomb portfolio

September 18, 2014
An agreement between Valeant and Croma may provide additional ophthalmic opportunities for Bausch + Lomb’s United States market, according to a Bausch + Lomb press…
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Novel intraoperative SD-OCT device improves surgical accuracy

September 18, 2014
LONDON — A novel, continuous, intraoperative spectral-domain optical coherence tomography device enhances control, accuracy and safety of surgical maneuvers in…
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Eylea earns breakthrough therapy designation from FDA

September 18, 2014
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted breakthrough therapy designation to Eylea for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy in patients with diabetic macular…
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Lists that keep your administrator organized and productive, part one

August 18, 2014
Administrators must be super-organized. Facing the challenge of wearing numerous hats at one time requires planning…
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Speaker discusses HOME study

August 13, 2014
At the American Society of Retina Specialists meeting in San Diego, David S. Boyer, MD, discusses results from the HOME…
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